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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall

£2 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot 7.3 miles

£18 - £22

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot 7.3 miles

£1 - £2

Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot by train

The train journey time between Glasgow Central Station and Waterfoot is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 20 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Thorntonhall. Typically 141 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25 min
Fastest train time:
20 min
Train distance:
8 miles
Trains per week:
141
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:12
Last train departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train schedules

Glasgow Central Station → Waterfoot
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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Thorntonhall. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Waterfoot is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Thorntonhall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot.

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  • Distance: 6.7 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Central Station, Scotland and Waterfoot, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Thorntonhall
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £5
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Waterfoot
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£18 - £22
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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